Uttarakhand forest department has opened the state’s biggest biodiversity park in Haldwani. This biodiversity park open, on the occasion of World Environment Day, to encourage conservation of flora, especially medicinal plants.
The Uttarakhand Forest Research Wing Biodiversity Park is spread across 18 acres and has 40 thematic sections with around 500 species of plants. The objective of the park is to showcase the importance of each plant in human lives. The plant species in the biodiversity park is divided into spiritual & religious, scientific, human health, and aesthetic value sections.
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- Chief Minister of Uttarakhand: Trivendra Singh Rawat; Governor: Baby Rani Maurya.